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? >> at this chevron in san jose the praise for regular gas changed twice today. at 3:00 o'clock in the afternoon that sign said 4.23 and at 4:00 o'clock wept up 46 cents. no words are required to feel the driver pain. gas at this station in san bruno is over 5 dollars a gallon. >> 5.19. my god i can't count that high for 89 not even premium. >> last time this bad in california was 2008. and this spike is supposed to be even worse. the reason? gasoline shortage. due to pipeline outage and closure in southern california and the chevron refinery fire in richmond in august. whole sale praise up 1 dollar means the price at the pump is shooting up too. >> 170 dollars for 35 gallon. >>reporter: in southern california this independent gas station is charging nearly 6 dollars a gallon. >> take it all down and have no goods or we have to just charge that. we have no option. >>reporter: analyst at gas buddy.com say prices everywhere will rise until next week. and then level out. some gas station owners may opt to close instead of selling pricey gas. >> risking thousands of dollars of losses som
roman is live for us in san jose to night. thomas? >> carolyn, we are at a chevron where the price of gasoline has got up 40 cents in the past four days. this record increase may show up anywhere from the grocery stores and retail stores and maybe even the taxicab you take. >> i wouldn't say i have made ends meet here. >> he drives a taxi in san jose. the recent record spike in gas prices is cutting into his wages. he says drivers like him need relief. >> it is hurting. in fact, i am going to have to see the owner of the cab company next week and ask if we can do something about a surcharge or get it back somehow. >> that means passing the gas increase on to customers. he says he pays $100 a day to lease his cab. he makes anywhere from nothing to $300 a shift. he pays for gas. >> it is a straight $60. >> so even if you made $300 a night, $60 is going to go to gas? >> straight away. >> the price for regular at this chevron station on bird avenue was $4.33 on tuesday night. by friday night it hit $4.69, a difference of 36 cents in four day. >> my jaw dropped when i looked at it. i co
few days. that's on top of keep in mind the soaring prices we have seen since the chevron refinery fire on august 6. lisa is looking that this for us tonight and live with some surprising answers as to why. >>reporter: that is very true. i am here in palo alto tonight where at this pacific gas station the price for regular gas shot up 24 cents since yesterday. and it will only get worse. gas prices shot up today. and according to petroleum analyst gas buddy.com the spike is california specific. they blame low fuel production on august she have respect refinery fire in richmond, high pressure in toerns power surge at exxon mobile and maintenance on crude oil pipe in southern california >> all of these refinery issues coming together at the same time l essentially the perfect storm if you will. >>reporter: pricey storm gas buddy.com says is driving up wholesale gas prices for retailers. who are then raising prices at the pump. >> there is not a shortage per se. there is more a perception of shortages. >>reporter: it was price and oil forecaster insist the reason for the curr
by the chevron rye finery fire. the unanimous average is 3.81 a gal. one woman is cutting her work hours. >> i have to fill up two or three times a week, so in order to make it balance i go in less hours, cut out days and that cuts down on my gas. >> ama: and gas prices are likely to increase over the next few days. >>> with the election just a month away irit was rather low key day on the campaign attachment while president obama celebrate his wedding anniversary with the first lady, his republiccage challenger, mitt romney, courted voters in the sunshine state. >> mitt romney had the campaign trail all to himself today. the republican contender stumped for votes in the critical state of florida. >> i'm counting on florida to win this for me on november 6th so we can take back this country, get it strong again. >> giving the president's lead in battlegrounds state polling, florida has turned into a must-win for the campaign. ann romney expressed confidence. >> we are going to win florida. >> mrs. romney stopped by a campaign office in orlando and surprised the volunteers with pizza and a pep
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